Travellers to Patras, Greece have various choices for getting around the city. The remainder of the nation and incorporate via vehicle, transport, train, and taxi.  An individual vehicle is the most advantageous type of transportation accessible for exploring Patras. As it permits the best opportunity and adaptability in movement. Although there are a number of ways to effectively reach Patras, however, a car is an ideal way to explore without depending on courses and plans. Numerous guests will fly into the Athens International Airport (otherwise called the Eleftherios Venizelos). It is around 13 miles east of the downtown area, stop by one of the various Car Rental Agencies based around the air terminal, and drive to Patras. Although, first time traveller should look at this Driving in Greece page before choosing to get in the driver’s seat of a vehicle.

The two trains and transports are accessible for transportation from Patras to numerous towns and urban communities all through Greece. The main train station in Athens is famous as the “Larissa Station”, moreover, the major bus stop is “KTEL” station.  Cabs are likewise accessible to guests to Patras, besides they are an agreeable method of getting around the city. Since numerous drivers don’t communicate in English, try to haul around a guide with the ideal objective known.

Patras Greece

Tourist Attractions

The third biggest town in Greece, Patra owes the majority of its tourism improvement to the bustling port. This port serves ships to the Ionian islands and Italy. The lovely sea shore promenade of Patra, the fascinating authentic touring, the cheerful Carnival in February/March and additionally the distinctive nightlife pull in numerous guests to this city. In a short drive from Patra are pleasant areas to visit, for example, the Ancient Site of Olympia and also the beautiful town of Nafpaktos.

Castle of Patras

Situated on a slope over the town, the Castle of Patras dates from Medieval occasions and stays solid till today. It offers extraordinary perspectives on the town and the port. In summer, social festivals held here.

The Roman Odeon

The Roman Odeon of Patras was unintentionally found in 1889 by labourers. Later it was redesigned. In summer, it has melodic shows and dramatic exhibitions. 

The church of Saint Andrew

The church of Saint Andrew (Agios Andreas) is the main church in Patras. Therefore, this is the benefactor holy person of the town. This cutting edge church was established in 1908 by King George I on the site of a previous Byzantine sanctuary that existed there since the first century AD. It is said that the congregation has been based on the site where Saint Andrew, was executed by the Romans in 66 AD. He was one of the students of Jesus Christ. Near the congregation, there is the “spring of Saint Andrew”, which spills out blessed water.

Achaia Clauss

Achaia Clauss is one of the most seasoned and most celebrated wineries in Greece. For Patras, this is a verifiable winery. Therefore, it added to the monetary improvement of the town in the centre nineteenth century. Established by the German Gustav Clauss in 1861, the winery delivers the best mavrodaphne in Greece, a sweet and solid wine. However, a portion of its foundation is available to guests, who can see their customary gear and approaches to deliver wine.

The Archeological Museum

The Archeological Museum of Patras was as of late introduced and it is the second greatest museum in Greece. Although the designs for its development began in the last part of the 1980s. The museum really opened in July 2009. Therefore, based on a plot of 28,000 sq.m., the Archeological Museum of Patra has an inside space of 8,000 sq.m. What’s more, a brilliant yard with a pool. The vault is metallic and a social park will be made close to the museum.

The Apollo Theater

The Apollo Theater of Patras is a compositional show-stopper. It was implicit in 1972 by the German planner Ernst Ziller. It is on the east side of King George I Square, one of the most famous squares of Patras.

Folk Art Museum

The cultural organization started the Folk Art Museum of Patras in 1977. Its point is to gather and display photographs, garments, devices and furniture. These all objects date from a few centuries back. Along these lines, people become aware of their history of the town. As of now, the rooms of the museum are isolated into segments. They include detail about everyday life, farming devices, home furnishings, conventional instruments, and others.

The church of Saint (Agia & Agios)

The church of Saint (Agia) Varvara has a functioning part in the neighbourhood society. As it habitually puts together meetings of the pioneers and talks on strict subjects. The Church is great and it has been implicit the Byzantine style. Inside, it has important symbols and wonderful frescoes portraying holy people and scenes from the Bible.

The Church of Saint (Agios) Nikolaos is available throughout the entire existence of Patra since the fourteenth century. Notwithstanding, the current church was built in 1885. Because in 1811 the previous structure destroyed due to the explosion in the storage of gun powder.


Typically less expensive than Athens, Omonia dismantled. There are a lot of spots to eat, traditional Greek food. Aside from 2-3 Italian restaurants, there is no foreign food.